All Products >

Categories

How to enable USB debugging on the Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest 2?

In this article, you will learn how to enable and disable USB debugging on the Meta Quest 2 and the Oculus Quest 2.

What is needed:

  • Oculus Quest 2 / Meta Quest 2
  • Oculus Quest 2 / Meta Quest 2 controller
  • Computer
  • USB-C cable

How to enable USB debugging on the Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest 2 

  1. Turn on your Oculus Quest 2 headset and log in to your Meta account.
  2. Activate the developer mode on the headset. A guide on how to activate developer mode on the Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest can be found here.
  3. After you turned on developer mode press the Oculus button on your right controller to open the menu bar.
  4. Click on the Quick settings icon, located on the far left side of the menu bar, to open the Quick settings menu.
  5. Click on Settings in the top right corner.
  6. Click on System in the top left corner.
  7. Select Developer in the left-sided menu.
  8. Click the toggle switch next to USB Connection Dialog so the toggle turns blue, this allows your headset to communicate with your computer via USB connection. 
  9. Connect your headset to your computer via a USB-C cable.
  10. On your Quest 2, a pop-up window will appear. Select Allow. This will allow your computer to access it’s data.
  11. In the next step, click on OK, to allow USB Debugging on your Quest 2. This will allow your PC to install apps and make changes to the system of your Quest 2 via USB. You can also check the checkbox Always allow from this computer to avoid having to click this every time you connect your device to your PC.

You should now know how to enable USB Debugging on your Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest 2.

[Note: If the Button Developer doesn’t show up in the Systems Settings, restart the headset an the Meta Quest App]

How to disable USB debugging on the Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest 2

  1. Press the Oculus button on your right controller to open the menu bar.
  2. Click on the Quick settings icon, located on the far left side of the menu bar, to open the Quick settings menu.
  3. Click on Settings in the top right corner.
  4. Click on System in the top left corner.
  5. Select Developer in the left-sided menu.
  6. Click the toggle switch next to USB Connection Dialog, so the toggle turns gray. That option allows your headset to communicate with your computer via USB connection. If the toggle is gray the USB Connection Dialog is forbidden and the USB debugging is disabled.

You should now know how to disable USB Debugging on your Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest 2. 

Was this article helpful?
41 6 of 47 found this article helpful.
How can I use Meta Quest Pro controllers for the Meta Quest 2?

Comments

Any questions?

Couldn’t find what you were looking for?
Do not hesitate to contact us!

Get in touch

Missing a product?

Tell us which product you would like to see
in our Knowledge Base.

Request a product

FAQ

  • Why should I comment on an article?

    Through the comment function of the VR Expert Knowledge Base, users are able to share their thoughts and expertise with each other. For example, by commenting on articles, you can help others with any difficulties that may arise in connection with certain articles. You also help us to discover and correct possible errors in our articles more quickly.

  • How do I request a new Knowledge Base product?

    If you are missing a specific product on the VR Expert Knowledge Base, we would be very happy if you would share it with us using the request form provided for this.

  • How can I give feedback?

    You can leave comments and give feedback under all articles in the VR Expert Knowledge Base. If you would like to share general feedback with us, please feel free to contact us at any time.

  • What is the VR Expert Community?

    The VR Expert Community is a Discord server on which users from all over the world discuss and exchange information about topics in the field of virtual and augmented reality. In the various channels, both gamers and developers can find like-minded people and share their knowledge with each other. Join the Community now!

Top 10 users

  • 1. Mark K 4 comments
  • 2. tee bronson 3 comments
  • 3. Leon 3 comments
  • 4. Mike Fish 2 comments
  • 5. Josh Bartok 1 comments
  • 6. Yaseen Ahmad 1 comments
  • 7. Alexandru Popescu 1 comments
  • 8. emmett arwinee 1 comments
  • 9. Pieter van Gorkom 1 comments
  • 10. Lunar McCarthy 1 comments